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Niger Govt. Approves N86m For Repatriation, Quarantine Of Almajiri Pupils

Niger Govt. Approves N86m For Repatriation, Quarantine Of Almajiri Pupils

The Niger state government has approved N86 million for quarantine, feeding and repatriation of almajiri pupils to their various states of origin.Hajiya Hannatu Salihu, the state Commissioner for Education, said this at a news...
Benue EXCO Approves Partial Reopening of Schools

Benue EXCO Approves Partial Reopening of Schools

Benue State Executive Council has approved partial re-opening of schools in the state in compliance with recommendations of the Presidential Tax Force on COVID-19. The State Executive Council has also approved a Public Private Partnership...
BSU Mgt Denies Rumours That VC, Top Staff Tested Positive To Covid-19

BSU Mgt Denies Rumours That VC, Top Staff Tested Positive To Covid-19

Management of the Benue State University, (BSU), Makurdi, has denied rumours making the rounds that its Vice Chancellor, Professor Msugh Kembe, has tested positive to COVID-19. It also insisted that there is no case of...
COVID-19 Positive Cases Rise To 65 In Benue

COVID-19 Positive Cases Rise To 65 In Benue

Positive Cases of Coronavirus in Benue state have risen to 65 as at Monday June 30, 2020, State Action Committee on COVID-19 has confirmed. Secretary of the Committee and Commissioner for Health and Human Services,...
Covid-19: NGO, ChristianAid, UKAid Donate To Vulnerable Households In Benue

Covid-19: NGO, ChristianAid, UKAid Donate To Vulnerable Households In Benue

A Non Governmental Organizations, NGO, Community Links and Human Empowerment Initiative, (CLHEI) with support from ChristianAid and UKAid, has distributed cash and non-food items to vulnerable persons in Jato-Aka, Kwande Local Government Area of...
Illicit drugs: NDLEA Arrests 320 Suspects, Secures 101 Convictions In Plateau

Illicit drugs: NDLEA Arrests 320 Suspects, Secures 101 Convictions In Plateau

The Plateau Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), says it arrested 320 suspected drug dealers and secured 101 convictions in the last 11 months in the state. This was contained in a...

Kogi Assembly loses member

The Kogi House of Assembly, on Wednesday, lost a member, Mr. John Abah, representing Ibaji State Constituency. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Abah died in an undisclosed private hospital in Abuja in...
Benue Police Declare War On Cultists, Arrest 60, Recover Arms

Benue Police Declare War On Cultists, Arrest 60, Recover Arms

The Benue State Police Command has declared war on cultists in the state raiding their hideouts and arresting 60 of them in the process. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Garba Mukaddas, disclosed this...
COVID-19: Benue Spends N240 Million So Far, Plans Mobile Testing Centers

COVID-19: Benue Spends N240 Million So Far, Plans Mobile Testing Centers

As a better strategy for quick detection of cases of Coronavirus in the state, Benue State Government has announced plans to get a COVID-19 mobile testing centre soon. This is also as Benue State has...
EFCC Arraigns Man For Alleged N2Million Fraud.

EFCC Arraigns Man For Alleged N2Million Fraud.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Makurdi Zonal Office has arraigned one Damian Terhemba for commiting fraud. Terhemba was arraigned, before Justice M. A. Ikpambese of the Benue State High Court sitting in Makurdi,...
Ortom Inaugurates 23 LG Chairmen, Tasks Them On Security

Ortom Inaugurates 23 LG Chairmen, Tasks Them On Security

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has sworn in the newly elected local government chairmen with a charge to collaborate with security agencies and nip crimes and criminalities in the bud. Governor Ortom who made the...
Operation Safe Haven: Troops Eliminate Kidnappers, Rescue Victims In Plateau – DHQ

Operation Safe Haven: Troops Eliminate Kidnappers, Rescue Victims In Plateau – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters says the troops of Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), on Friday, June 19 neutralised three kidnappers during a commando operation at Qua’an Pan Local Government Area of Plateau state. The Coordinator, Defence Media...
Firm Offers Women, Youths Skills Acquisition Training In Niger

Firm Offers Women, Youths Skills Acquisition Training In Niger

A private firm for skills acquisition in Gurara Local Government Area of Niger says it has offered vocasional training to 150 women and youths in the area. Mr Olusegun Samuel, Director, First Easy Cut Dynamic...

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